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Does My Furnace Need Repairs?

We recently talked about Preventive Maintenance and what that may mean for your home heating system. Anything out of the ordinary may be a sign that you need furnace repairs in Boise ID, but they are far from the only indicator. Here are a few more tips that should help you to get out ahead of heating repairs.

Cold Spots in Your Home

Do I Need a Programmable Thermostat?

Programable Thermostat

One of the first steps toward energy efficiency in Meridian is a programmable stat. Why do you need one?

Set Back Features: With a good programmable thermostat you can set the temperature where you want it for various times of the day. If you’re like most folks in the Treasure Valley, you probably work all day, have kids in school, and no one is home for a good share of the day. Why keep your home at a comfortable 73 degrees, when no one is at home to enjoy it?

Should I Ignore Strange Noise's From My A/C This Late?

Air Conditioner Uning

You hear your air conditioner making a strange sound? Or it is starting and stopping too frequently. Or maybe it’s blowing warmer air than usual. Whatever the case, there’s a problem of some kind affecting system performance.

But we’re almost at the end of the cooling season. Why not just wait until summer rolls around to have the air conditioner repaired? Actually there are a whole lot of reasons, and we’re going to share just a few of them.

Why Does My Furnace Smell When first Turned On?

Home HVAC unit

Your furnace, like everything in your home, collects dust on it over time. This is especially true if your air filter system allows air to go around the filter, or you do not have a high efficiency air cleaner.

Get a Head Start on Winter Service

Repairing a Furnace

Temperatures have already started to lower since the hottest days of summer, and it’s only going to get colder from here on out. While you certainly are not going to be blasting your heating system in the next couple of months, it's still a good idea to get a head start on your furnace maintenance in Boise. There are only so many heating technicians to go around, and they are only going to get busier the closer that we get to winter weather.

Should I Replace my Air Conditioner this Late in Summer?

Air Conditioner Unit

If your Boise air conditioner has been struggling lately, you may not be sure whether replacement is the best option. You’ve had your air conditioner for many years, but it may seem too late in the summer to purchase a new one. However, older systems are more likely to break down with little warning, and it is often more expensive to replace a broken down air conditioner in the spring than to replace your unit now.

What is A Zoned HVAC System?

A Zoned Air Conditioning Unit

A zone control system in Boise is a great way in which to get a more efficient performance out of your air conditioning system. We know that you want to cool your home effectively, but you don’t want to drain your budget in doing so. When you choose to use a zone control system, you won’t have to. With a zoned system, you can control where the air goes in your home. This can be so important if you have two story home or a large rambler style.

What does SEER Rating Mean in Air Conditioning?

man fixing ac unit

If you haven’t purchased a new air conditioner or heat pump in the last twenty years, you probably have never heard of the acronym ‘SEER’. SEER is basically a unit of measurement that determines the energy efficiency during the cooling season. If you are considering purchasing a new air conditioner in Boise, then you need to understand what this is all about.

Should I Replace My Air Conditioner?

air conditioning unit

I know we are tired of the heat we have had in the Treasure Valley. Not only does it take a tole on us, but it also over-works our heating and cooling system. I know that our tech's have been super busy with cooling repairs in Boise and Meridian. After a number of repairs, we may ask ourselves if we should replace our Boise air conditioner, or keep making repairs. Let me help you evaluate whether to repair or replace.

How old is your A/C?

What is Short-Cycling in my A/C?

man fixing ac unit

Here we are at August 1. Usually the hottest month in the Treasure Valley. Cooling you Boise home will still be high demand this month and perhaps into September. Especially during the hottest month, it's important that it's functioning properly.

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